Negotiations ongoing in bid to bring Jho Low back, says IGP

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 07 Jul 2019

Located in the coveted Bird Streets on a pie-shaped promontory known as the Crown, the 1.2-acre complex was famously owned by Jho Low.

KUALA LUMPUR: Negotiations are ongoing with the country currently harbouring fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, says Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.


"We have to tread carefully as it requires a delicate touch so that we do not make any errors.


"This is also to ensure that the authorities do not feel like police here will pressure Low," Abdul Hamid said to reporters during a Police and Federal Territories Minister Hari Raya do at the Police Training Centre here on Sunday (July 7).


He added that negotiations were ongoing and the authorities in the country he is hiding understands the need to bring Low back to face the law.


He also said there was no particular time frame for this. Low is allegedly linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.


Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Deputy IGP Datuk Mazlan Mansor and Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad also attended the event.


Last month, the IGP said that the fugitive businessman was expected to be detained soon.


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